SCHOOL NEWS in Brief…..

6th December 2018


From the Principal’s desk:

A reminder that the Christmas Concert will take place on Thursday, 20th December here in the school as follows:

9.30 a.m:         Junior Infants, Senior Infants, Rang 1 and Rang 2

11.00 a.m:       Rang 3, Rang 4, Rang 5 and Rang 6.

A huge thank you to you all for the generous donations for our festive hampers this year for Focus Ireland. The response was incredible – and has been our most generous collection to date! All boxes were delivered to Focus Ireland yesterday morning. As well as donating to a good cause, the hamper collection raises awareness amongst the children of the plight of homelessness and the right for everyone to have a place to call home. Thank you to all the staff and the Student Council for organising this within the classes and to Ms. Ryan for coordinating the project this year. Also thank you to Clodagh (Rowan’s mum – R3) and Mary who dropped all the boxes to Focus Ireland for us.

Our Student Council representatives with some of the hampers.

[caption id="attachment_4643" align="alignnone" width="670"] All boxes safely delivered to Focus Ireland HQ.[/caption]


Our Christmas Fair is on this Sunday, 9th December. It really is our biggest fundraiser of the year! Please support it and bring along all your family and friends. It promises to be a great family day out – and a lovely way to get in the festive spirit! The RMDS Choir will be performing at 12.30pm which promises to be a treat!


School will close for the Christmas holidays on Friday,21st December at 12pm and reopen on Monday, 7th January 2019.


Don’t forget to follow our Twitter page for lots of news updates! - @RMDS_Ranelagh 


Please check for lost property at the gate in the morning. All items left at the weekend will be donated to charity.

Rosemarie Stynes

From the PA:


Christmas Trees

Our Christmas Tree fundraiser got off to a great start last weekend. Huge thanks to all our fantastic volunteers who gave up their time to help out. Some born salespeople among the RMDS parents!!!!


We'll be selling trees again this Saturday 10a.m.- 6p.m. and on Sunday at the Christmas Fair, so please drop by and we'll help you choose the perfect tree : ) Prices starting at €45 for a 4ft tree,  €55 for 5ft,  €65 for 6ft and so on. . .




All welcome! Grannies, Grandads, cousins, neighbours, friends. . .

  • Please bring in any previously loved toys, gently worn clothes and second-hand items tomorrow - last day for donations!
  • Please bring in all baking and items for Rudolph's Restaurant nice and early on the day

New  for this year’s Fair:

  • Lovely new merchandise- hats (€6) hoodies (€16), backpacks (€16)
  • Pop-up book shopselling new books - all the latest children's titles.

Check out our dedicated website rmdschristmasfair to find out about everything on offer  -

See you all there!

The PA Christmas Fair Committee




RMDS School Age Childcare

Information from Caroline Carroll on 085-1156506 or email

Don’t forget to keep an eye on the school website -!







Ranelagh Multi-Denominational School,
Ranelagh Road,
Dublin 6.
T: +353 1 496 1722